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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Invision Power Board < 2.0.4
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is vulnerable to
According to its banner, the version of Invision Power Board on the
remote host suffers from multiple vulnerabilities :
- SQL Injection Vulnerability
The application fails to sanitize user-input supplied
through the 'pass_hash' cookie in the 'sources/login.php'
script, which can be exploited to affect database
queries, potentially revealing sensitive information.
- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can pass arbitrary HTML and script code
through the 'highlite' parameter of the
'sources/search.php' and 'sources/topics.php' scripts.
See also :
Upgrade to Invision Power Board 2.0.4 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
Networks Security ID: 13529, 13532, 13534, 13375
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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